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Financial Education: Benefits and Best Practices

Financial education is an essential skill that people need to fully participate in society.

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Identity Theft Risk Reduction Practices

Identity theft is typically not a stand-alone crime but, rather, part of another crime such as credit card, bank account,...

Tax Time Is Looming. Is Your Small Business Ready?

It’s that time of year again — tax time that is.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to…

The lowdown on those free credit scores

Ever wonder about those free credit scores you get once a year?

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may impact what you pay for auto and home insurance.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Have you ever taken a close look at paper money? Each U.S. bill has the words “Federal Reserve Note” imprinted…

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates a middle-income family with a child born in 2015 can expect to spend about…

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually. It is a “cryptocurrency” which uses cryptography to manage the…

Countering Counterfeit Currency

It is estimated by the U.S. Secret Service, the federal agency responsible for protecting the U.S. currency, that prior to…

After security breaches, is cash king?

After recent high-profile security breaches at major retail stores like Target, Neiman Marcus and Michael’s, millions of consumers are left…

How to Protect Your Credit

With the amount of financial data circulating online, it has gotten easier for people to gain unauthorized access to your…